NORTHERN SNAKEHEAD FISH

FRIEND OR FOE???

Name And Alias

Scientific name is the Channa Argus

Normal name Northern snakehead fish

Physical Description

  • Long slick body
  • sharp teeth
  • scales like a snake
  • huge mouth

Birth Place or Origin

  • Northern asia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Russia
  • California

Method of arriving to California

They were caught and brought to Silverwood lake in California in 1997

Last seen

Last seen in California in about the same area

Crimes

Northern Snakehead fish is known for eating fish in the area that are food to the native fish. Also The snakehead is very competitive with other fish and is very hard to control the Snakeheads population.

punishment

Capture amounts of the snakehead fishes and taking them back to their native land where they have predators and prey.

Adrianna F. Jessy S.